Tag: Ontario

29
Oct

Ontario braces for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy to Hit Ontario? According to the Canadian Weather Center, the massive storm known as Hurricane Sandy that’s approaching the East Coast of the United States could hit Canada, too. Ontario is the proposed target of the category 1 hurricane which should be a tropical storm as it comes in Ontario on Monday night/Tuesday…

20
Jul

Elections Ontario Lost Data – Fails To Safeguard Personal Data

Human error is arguably one of the biggest threats to any company’s or organization’s security. Nothing drives that point home more strongly than a data storage mishap involving Ontario voters. The personal information of 2.4 million Ontarians disappeared when two Elections Ontario employees lost two USB data keys on which the information was stored. To…

2
Jul

What is Canada Day?

Canadian citizens can expect to have an exciting, fun-filled and –for some — long weekend to celebrate Canada Day. Similar to Independence Day in the United States, Canada Day is a federal statutory holiday that commemorates the 1867 unification of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province Canada, which divided into Ontario and Quebec, into…

28
Jun

What Business Continuity Lessons Can Be Learned From The Algo Mall in Elliot Lake

Hurricanes, floods and earthquakes occur in nature all the time. Although there are seasons when certain types of natural disasters are more likely to occur, something like a flash flood, for instance, can happen anywhere in the world at any time of the year. So, when managed IT services providers recommend that their clients create…

30
May

RIM Shares Plummet as Company Struggles

BlackBerry lovers will be sorry to hear that Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM), the company that makes BlackBerry, continues to struggle. Once dominant in the smart phone marketplace, RIM is doing all it can just to stay afloat. On May 30, 2012, it was announced that RIM (RIMM), which is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, suffered…

1
Apr

Bell Canada Brings Cell Phone Trees to Ontario

This is no April Fool’s Joke! For nearly a decade, the United States has disguised cell phone towers as pine trees, palm trees and cacti. In some areas, they’re disguised as architectural structures like clock towers. Now, Bell Canada has jumped on the band wagon. Cell phone towers aren’t aesthetically pleasing, and some people have…

2
Feb

The Groundhog Says? …

There they stand, every Feb. 2, those very important men in their top hats and fine coats, waiting for a fat little rodent to emerge from his home and make a prediction. As the legend goes, if the groundhog comes out of his burrow on a sunny day, he’ll see his shadow and run back…

24
Feb

Dynamix Solutions Partners With WIFT-T In Setup of Digital Media Summit

Toronto (WIFT-T) is a not-for-profit professional organization, that was founded in 1984. This organization is growing quickly as women become engaged in all areas of screen-based media to build, advance and sustain their careers nationally and internationally. According to Susan Ross, WIFT-T Chair, “Globally, women produce, share and consume digital and interactive content at a tremendous pace. At the same

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